The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 31 30 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 93 58 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.58% 5.96% 12.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.67% 19.46% 45.24%
Number of salaries quoted 82 42 129
Average salary £45,000 £34,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,775 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
450 298 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 31.82% 30.63% 28.40%
Number of salaries quoted 373 251 330
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region.

Linux Salary Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Essex

Linux
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Colchester -2 23 £42,500 +26.86% 2
Brentwood -5 20 £80,000 +52.38% 1
Chelmsford - 6 £46,500 -
Saffron Walden - 4 £27,500 -
Harlow -2 3 £47,500 +113.48% 1
Basildon +3 2 £36,250 +18.85% 2
Billericay - 2 - -
Loughton - 1 - -
Maldon - 1 £37,500 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 72 (50.00%) Windows
2 56 (38.89%) UNIX
3 47 (32.64%) VMware
4 46 (31.94%) Oracle
5 43 (29.86%) SQL
6 41 (28.47%) VMware Infrastructure
7 37 (25.69%) Finance
8 34 (23.61%) Firewall
9 33 (22.92%) Perl
10 32 (22.22%) SQL Server
11 30 (20.83%) Red Hat
12 28 (19.44%) C++
12 28 (19.44%) OO
13 27 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
14 26 (18.06%) SAN
15 25 (17.36%) C
16 24 (16.67%) PHP
16 24 (16.67%) Degree
17 23 (15.97%) Python
17 23 (15.97%) E-Commerce
17 23 (15.97%) TCP/IP
18 21 (14.58%) Cisco
18 21 (14.58%) .NET
18 21 (14.58%) Software Engineering
18 21 (14.58%) Change Management
18 21 (14.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 20 (13.89%) NAS
19 20 (13.89%) Project Planning
20 18 (12.50%) Subversion
20 18 (12.50%) Oracle Database

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (9.03%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.86%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.17%) Apache
4 5 (3.47%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.78%) IIS
6 3 (2.08%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (9.03%) Oracle CRM
1 13 (9.03%) Magento
2 3 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.39%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (0.69%) PaaS
2 1 (0.69%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (23.61%) Firewall
2 26 (18.06%) SAN
3 23 (15.97%) TCP/IP
4 20 (13.89%) NAS
5 11 (7.64%) DNS
6 9 (6.25%) IPv4
6 9 (6.25%) IPv6
7 8 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 8 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 8 (5.56%) DMVPN
7 8 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (5.56%) Network Security
7 8 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (5.56%) OSPF
7 8 (5.56%) BGP
7 8 (5.56%) NetScreen
7 8 (5.56%) DHCP
7 8 (5.56%) BIG-IP
8 3 (2.08%) LDAP
8 3 (2.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 13 (9.03%) RDBMS
3 13 (9.03%) Relational Database
4 9 (6.25%) SQLPlus
5 6 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (3.47%) MySQL
7 4 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.39%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.69%) Firebird
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.69%) MS Access
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (12.50%) Subversion
2 2 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.69%) Toad
General
1 37 (25.69%) Finance
2 14 (9.72%) Marketing
3 5 (3.47%) Automotive
4 4 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.08%) Banking
6 2 (1.39%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.39%) Electronics
6 2 (1.39%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.39%) Law
6 2 (1.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (18.75%) Administrator
2 22 (15.28%) Developer
3 18 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 17 (11.81%) DBA
4 17 (11.81%) Linux Administrator
5 16 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
6 13 (9.03%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (8.33%) Architect
7 12 (8.33%) Test Engineer
8 11 (7.64%) Analyst
8 11 (7.64%) Support Engineer
9 10 (6.94%) Consultant
9 10 (6.94%) Junior
9 10 (6.94%) C Developer
10 9 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (6.25%) Oracle Consultant
10 9 (6.25%) Support Analyst
10 9 (6.25%) Professional Services Consultant
11 8 (5.56%) Security Specialist
11 8 (5.56%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.58%) .NET
2 6 (4.17%) XML
2 6 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.47%) HTML
3 5 (3.47%) Web Services
4 4 (2.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (2.78%) CSS
5 3 (2.08%) SOAP
5 3 (2.08%) ADO.NET
5 3 (2.08%) LINQ
6 2 (1.39%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.39%) ODBC
6 2 (1.39%) Middleware
6 2 (1.39%) JSON
7 1 (0.69%) LAMP
7 1 (0.69%) Ajax
7 1 (0.69%) COM+
7 1 (0.69%) Struts
7 1 (0.69%) JSP
7 1 (0.69%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 8 (5.56%) Thin Client
3 6 (4.17%) Firmware
3 6 (4.17%) Device Driver
4 3 (2.08%) Robotics
4 3 (2.08%) Open Source
5 2 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.39%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.39%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.39%) Physics
5 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.39%) Replication
6 1 (0.69%) VHDL
6 1 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.69%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 72 (50.00%) Windows
2 56 (38.89%) UNIX
3 21 (14.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (9.03%) Apple iOS
6 12 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (6.94%) Android
8 7 (4.86%) AIX
9 6 (4.17%) VxWorks
9 6 (4.17%) Solaris
10 4 (2.78%) CentOS
10 4 (2.78%) HPUX
10 4 (2.78%) Fedora
10 4 (2.78%) Debian
11 1 (0.69%) SUSE
11 1 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.44%) OO
2 27 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 23 (15.97%) E-Commerce
4 21 (14.58%) Software Engineering
4 21 (14.58%) Change Management
5 20 (13.89%) Project Planning
6 16 (11.11%) Scrum
7 13 (9.03%) Service Delivery
7 13 (9.03%) CRM
8 12 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 12 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (8.33%) TDD
9 11 (7.64%) Software Testing
9 11 (7.64%) Test Automation
9 11 (7.64%) Test Strategy
10 10 (6.94%) Multithreading
10 10 (6.94%) Migration
11 9 (6.25%) Software Architecture
11 9 (6.25%) Android Development
12 7 (4.86%) Scalability Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (29.86%) SQL
2 33 (22.92%) Perl
3 28 (19.44%) C++
4 25 (17.36%) C
5 24 (16.67%) PHP
6 23 (15.97%) Python
7 17 (11.81%) Java
8 16 (11.11%) PL/SQL
8 16 (11.11%) Shell Script
9 12 (8.33%) Bash Shell
9 12 (8.33%) C#
9 12 (8.33%) AWK
9 12 (8.33%) Korn
10 11 (7.64%) Tcl
11 5 (3.47%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.08%) Embedded C
12 3 (2.08%) JavaScript
12 3 (2.08%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.39%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 24 (16.67%) Degree
2 9 (6.25%) OCP
2 9 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
3 8 (5.56%) CCNP
3 8 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (5.56%) CCSE
4 7 (4.86%) RHCE
5 4 (2.78%) MCSE
5 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.78%) MCITP
6 1 (0.69%) GIAC
6 1 (0.69%) CISA
6 1 (0.69%) CISSP
6 1 (0.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.47%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (28.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (10.42%) vSphere
3 12 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 11 (7.64%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (3.47%) Xen
6 2 (1.39%) KVM
6 2 (1.39%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.39%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.69%) NFS
7 1 (0.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
1 12 (8.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 9 (6.25%) Nagios
3 7 (4.86%) Backup Exec
3 7 (4.86%) ARCserve
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.39%) SCCM
4 2 (1.39%) SCOM
4 2 (1.39%) Puppet
4 2 (1.39%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.69%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 47 (32.64%) VMware
2 46 (31.94%) Oracle
3 30 (20.83%) Red Hat
4 21 (14.58%) Cisco
5 13 (9.03%) SAP
5 13 (9.03%) JD Edwards
6 12 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 12 (8.33%) Citrix
6 12 (8.33%) JBoss
7 8 (5.56%) F5
7 8 (5.56%) Infoblox
7 8 (5.56%) Imperva
7 8 (5.56%) CheckPoint
7 8 (5.56%) NetApp
7 8 (5.56%) Blue Coat
8 7 (4.86%) Juniper
8 7 (4.86%) WatchGuard
8 7 (4.86%) Agilent
8 7 (4.86%) Veeam
9 6 (4.17%) Intel
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Harlow, Essex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Swan IT Recruitment Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Holiday + Pension + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Credit 4 Cars Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Colchester, Essex
CCity IT
Posted: 9 days ago
Essex
Real Staffing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 20 days ago